Broward Health Settles Physician Suit For $69.5 MillionBroward Health has agreed to pay nearly $70 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the hospital district of having improper financial relationships with doctors who referred patients to the district.
Five Sentenced In $25M Medicare Fraud Involving Nicaragua, D.R.Five people have been sent to federal prison for their roles in a $25 million Medicare fraud scheme that involved people from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic posing as U.S. patients.
Agreement Neared To Release Florida Doctor Tied To MenendezAttorneys for the Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez appear to be nearing an agreement to allow his release from jail.
Feds Say Hospital Funding Deal Reached 'In Principle'After months of wrangling about the issue, a top federal official Tuesday outlined a deal to continue Florida's Low Income Pool health-funding program for two years.
Vero Beach Doc Settles Fraudulent Medicare Billing ClaimsA Vero Beach surgeon and the plastic surgery clinic he runs have agreed to pay $4 million to settle allegations that they improperly billed Medicare for procedures that were unnecessary or never performed.
Feds Round Up Medicare Fraud Suspects In Miami, NationFrom South Florida to Alaska, FBI and Health and Human Services agents fanned out across the country in the last week and arrested about 200 people they suspect of committing Medicare fraud.
Gov. Scott Signs Patient Information BillIn a move that supporters say could help prevent seniors from getting hit with unexpected medical bills, Gov. Rick Scott has signed a measure aimed at clearing up confusion when patients go from hospitals to nursing homes.
Florida Doctor Tied To Sen. Menendez Remains JailedA federal judge, before setting his bond, is seeking more information on the assets of a Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez.
Prosecutors Oppose Moving US Sen. Menendez’s Corruption CaseFederal prosecutors for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez are opposed to moving the corruption case from New Jersey to Washington.
Lower LIP Funding Sets Stage For Session DebateFlorida can anticipate about $1 billion in funding for a health-care program at the center of a state budget standoff, a high-ranking federal official wrote in a letter Thursday, giving lawmakers a better idea of what to expect when they begin a special session next month.
Truman Conference Focuses On National Health CareA 2-day conference is shinning a light on national healthcare and the legacy of President Harry S. Truman.
Doctor Tied To Menendez Pleads Not Guilty In Medicare CaseThe doctor charged with corruption, alongside New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, has pleaded not guilty in an alleged Medicare fraud scheme.